Ethnic Change

Ethnic Change

Ethnic Change

Ethnic Change

Excerpt

For a number of years the program in Comparative Studies in Ethnicity and Nationality at the School of International Studies, University of Washington, has sponsored a research seminar to which outside speakers have been invited to present papers. Since 1976, specific themes have been chosen by the coordinators of the seminar as foci for papers and discussion for each academic year. In 1977 I was asked to coordinate the seminar for the year and I chose as my theme the subject of "Ethnic Change."

In inviting people to participate in the seminar, I attempted to seek out scholars who had done research in quite different contexts, including in both nonindustrialized and industrialized societies. I also sought people of different disciplinary backgrounds. That anthropology is rather overrepresented is a function not only of my own disciplinary orientation but also of the tendency of anthropologists more than others to be involved in the study of ethnic group relations in non-Western societies. I was also guided by my desire to invite scholars who would be able to confront in significant ways the fundamental problems that have emerged in the study of ethnicity. While the papers resulting from the seminar and now included in this volume . . .

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.